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Apply by: 2021-06-22

Assistant Professor in OB/HRM at the Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE)

Published 2021-06-10

Job description
We are seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in the field of Organizational Behavior, Applied Psychology, Organization Studies, and/or Human Resource Management

The successful candidate will:
  • Hold a PhD in one of the main fields;
  • Have a clear research portfolio and (forthcoming) publications in reputable scholarly journals;
  • Strive to successfully apply for research grants (e.g., NWO-Veni, EU-Marie Curie, etc.);
  • Take teaching seriously with proven ability in undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision;
  • Obtain the University Teaching Qualification within our school; and
  • Be an ambitious self-starter as well as a good team player
Mastery of the English language is required, and proficiency in Dutch (or willingness to learn) is an advantage.

Knowledge of R is considered to be an advantage.

Conditions of employment
contract: Tenure Track.

We offer a tenure track position, with the possibility of a permanent contract. You will work in a challenging and professional setting. Many opportunities for personal development exist in an attractive international work environment. Upon meeting the tenure track criteria, a permanent contract will be offered. Salary will be in accordance with Dutch academic salary scales, include a pension scheme, and range between €3,746 to €5,826 gross per month, dependent on experience and a record of accomplishment of the candidate. A temporary reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO) is applicable.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labor Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/

Maastricht University has attractive employment conditions, which include a pension scheme, sizeable amount of holidays granted, holiday allowance and an end of year bonus.

Maastricht University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Maastricht Universityis renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system. Small-scale and student-oriented describe best the approach to teaching. Research is multidisciplinary and thematic and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20,000 students and 4,700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts 6 faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the School of Business and Economics. Maastricht University is currently ranked fifth in the top of Young Universities under 50 Years.

School of Business and Economics
The Maastricht University School of Business and Economics offers a truly international perspective. We are an integrated, synergetic and society-oriented institute, focusing on conducting excellent research and educational innovation. SBE is triple-crown accredited (AACBS, AMBA, EQUIS). Our renowned Problem Based Learning method fosters authentic students, critical thinkers and gives rise to societal conscious leaders. Our multidisciplinary approach inspires to explore, in fundamental as well as in more applied research, especially on Globalization, Sustainability, and Digitalization. As such, we function as the interface of Society, Business, and Academia. We work collaboratively, in openness, towards a sustainable future. We care to share responsibility with all those involved in the SBE community.

Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship
The Department of Organization, Strategy, and Entrepreneurship (OSE) is an integral Centre of Excellence of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics. The department has gained a strong reputation in both research and research-led education. The variety of expertise available allows us to provide excellent education at the Bachelor, Master, MBA, and PhD level in the broad area of organization, strategy, and entrepreneurship. OSE currently houses over 50 faculty members, in addition to around 15 PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and affiliated faculty. OSE also includes the Centre of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Maastricht University. Research spans the fields of Industrial Organization and Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior and HRM, as well as the interrelationships between these disciplines. OSE is pursuing high quality research and its members have published in renowned international scholarly journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Organization Science, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and the Strategic Management Journal.

Additional information
Further information on the vacancy can be obtained via ose-vacancy@maastrichtuniversity.nl

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